Full episode 225: Home Movies Act Five Just Shoot Me Share a clip ByDavid Sedaris David Sedaris tells a story about his mother who hated home movies, and how his brothers and sisters came to appreciate them. David's the author of several books, including When You Are Engulfed in Flames. (6 minutes) Song:“People Take Pictures of Each Other” by The Kinks More in FamilyView all 648: Unteachable Moment June 8, 2018 Act Three: Those Who Can’t Play Daniel Alarcón’s dad was obsessed with soccer when he was growing up, but he was only average at soccer. 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act Two: Polly Wants More Than A Cracker Veronica Chater explains the conflict in her house between her love for her pet macaw—a kind of parrot—and her love for her husband and three kids. More by David SedarisView all 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act One: The Youth In Asia When a pet dies, to what degree can it be replaced by another? And to what degree can pets replace people in our lives? David Sedaris tells this story of cats and dogs and other animals. 517: Day At The Beach Jan. 31, 2014 Act Four: Now We Are Five David Sedaris comes from a big family, who for many years growing up, took annual vacations to the same beach house. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Four: Turn Around Bright Eyes Ira Glass's sister once met David Sedaris, and commented that he was much nicer than she thought he would be, given his writing.